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com·pe·ten·cy

 (kŏm′pĭ-tən-sē)
n. pl. com·pe·ten·cies
1. Competence.
2. A skill or ability.

competency

(ˈkɒmpɪtənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. (Law) law capacity to testify in a court of law; eligibility to be sworn
2. a less common word for competence1, competence2

com•pe•ten•cy

(ˈkɒm pɪ tən si)

n., pl. -cies.
competence.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.competency - the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
fitness - the quality of being qualified
linguistic competence - (linguistics) a speaker's implicit, internalized knowledge of the rules of their language (contrasted with linguistic performance)
proficiency - the quality of having great facility and competence
ability - the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment

competency

noun
1. Physical, mental, financial, or legal power to perform:
2. Law. Conferred power:
Translations
авторитетност
kompetencekompetens
kielitaito

competency

[ˈkɒmpɪtənsi] ncompétence f

competency

n (to make medical decisions) capacidad f (para tomar decisiones médicas)
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